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 E-News Brief from the Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~Special Upcoming Events~~~~~~~~~~~~


Opportunity Zones Information Session hosted by
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings and Mayor Catherine E. Pugh
 Tuesday, December 4, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
University of Baltimore Learning Commons
1415 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201

Learn about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that established a new federal tax incentive for Opportunity Zones intended to spur investment in low-income communities. For cities like Baltimore, Opportunity Zones have the potential to be a valuable resource for inclusive and equitable growth.



 E-News Brief from the Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Featured Upcoming Event~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

M&T Bank Lending Workshop 
Thursday, November 29, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
M&T Bank 17th Floor Conference Room, Baltimore, MD 21202

Join M&T Bank for a workshop to help navigate through gaining access to Small Business Administration and conventional bank financing. To view flier, click here

RSVP by Monday, November 26, 2018 to Detra Miller at

2018 Tribute to Champions of Maryland Manufacturing hosted by
Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI)
Thursday, November 29, 2018
 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
 Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD 21244  

This event will recognize and celebrate those individuals, organizations and companies who are having a tremendous impact on Maryland's economic growth and quality of life in our communities. To register, click here

44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards Luncheon hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee – Call for Nominations
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel  202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202  

For more than four decades, the Mayor's Business Recognition Awards has honored deserving companies that have engaged in specific activities or projects that have significantly benefited the Baltimore community and are outside of the business's regular mission or day-to-day work or activities.

To register, click here

Live! Casino & Hotel Minority Outreach Fair hosted by Md. Washington
Minority Companies Association
Thursday, December 6, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Live! Casino & Hotel – New Event Center
700 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, MD 21076
(at Arundel Mills – Directly off B/W Parkway and Route 100)  

To view flier, click here

To view exhibitor list, click here

To register, click here

For a list of more upcoming events, click here

*********************Featured Contracting Opportunities*********************

Parts for Fuel Dispensing Equipment
(Baltimore City Department of General Services)


Solicitation Due Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

For more information, click here

Aluminum Sulfate
(Baltimore City Department of Public Works)


Solicitation Due Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

For more information, click here

General Charter Bus Transportation Services
(Baltimore City Department of Parks and Recreation)


Solicitation Due Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

For more information, click here

For a list of more contracting opportunities, click here

For additional City contracting opportunities, go to:

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Water Reclamation Feasibility Study

Weller Development Company, LLC (“Developer”) is seeking qualifications from consultants and engineers who have significant expertise in water reclamation facilities (“Respondent”).
Copyright © 2018 Weller Development Company, All rights reserved. 

Baltimore District Office  - August 30, 2018

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SBA Baltimore Seeks Nominees 

2019 Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District Office is accepting nominations for the next Maryland “Small Business Person of the Year,” and to compete for the national title during National Small Business Week, May 5-11, 2019. Nominees are also sought for Small Business Exporter of the Year and a variety of local award categories. The submission deadline is Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

Small Business Person of the Year nominees are judged on a variety of criteria, including staying power, growth in employment and sales, innovation of products or services and evidence of contributions to the community.

Local award categories include: Financial Services Champion, Home-Based Small Business, Minority-Owned Small Business, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Woman-Owned Small Business, Family-Owned Small Business, Entrepreneurial Success, Small Business Exporter, Young Entrepreneur, Rising Star Student Entrepreneur and three industry awards, the Accountant Champion, Insurance Advocate and Attorney Advocate.

Nominations can be made by an individual or an organization. The Maryland program accepts nominations for individuals or businesses operating within the City of Baltimore and all Maryland counties except Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, which are accepted through SBA’s Washington Metro Area District Office. Winners will be announced in late March 2019 and will be honored at the 35th Annual MD Small Business Week Awards Luncheon in Woodlawn, Md. on Thursday, June 6, 2019.

To obtain nomination criteria and submission guidelines, visit us on the web at or contact Rachel Howard at (410) 244-3337 or by email at


Nominate Today!

US Black Chambers, Inc.'s Entrepreneur Training Program

Enroll now in this exclusive educational opportunity designed to help USBC members gain access to capital. Our information sessions provide an overview of the program and prepares you for the registration process.


University of Phoenix has provided tuition and scholarship awards to qualified business owners to attend these online classes free of charge! Here more about free classes at these information sessions.Get your business better prepared for tomorrow and register today.


Official class start dates: May 1, 2018, June 5, 2018July 10, 2018August 14, 2018September 18, 2018October 23, 2018November 27, 2018 and January 15, 2019. All classes are tentatively scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM ET.

  • Looking for advertising and sales tools? Our marketing course will prepare you to not only promote yourself but utilize the latest technological tools to grow revenue for your business.
  • Interested in procurement or supply chain opportunities? Take the cash flow analysis class to develop business development strategies that can help you land your next big contract.
  • Are you making a large purchase or acquisition? The financial statement preparation class can help you understand what a lender looks for when analyzing your loan application.
  • Need connections to larger business opportunities? Work with our USBC Chamber of Commerce leaders to connect to technical assistance providers, city/state business opportunities and other businesses that can be potential strategic alliance or joint venture partners.

Contact Brian Morse at to registerfor this "free" class for US Black Chambers, Inc.'s members.

If you would like to become a member of the US Black Chambers, Inc., click on the following link.

Gain Access to More Opportunities by Becoming a US Black Chambers' Member:

Regular Price: $199.99

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Open Recruitments

      • Highway Engineering Manager—Executive Service (MDTA)
      • Asset Control and Damage Recovery Specialist (MDTA)
      • ITS and Electrical Engineer (MDTA)
      • Transportation Facility Maintenance Worker III (MDTA)
      • Agency Procurement Specialist II (SHA)

These recruitments are open to anyone, both internal and external people may apply. You can find these our website page at:


Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Office Manager/Executive Assistant to support Operations for a Professional Asset Management Client in Baltimore.

The Firm and its affiliates bring in excess of 100 years of experience in financing and fostering small, minority, women, and veteran owned businesses.  The Firm offers a complete portfolio of financing products and strategic services to advance companies to the next level.

Under the direct supervision of the partners, the Office Manager shall carry out operational and administrative support for the Family of Funds. He/She will also supervise the administrative staff, oversee general office administration, and provide back-up support for the administrative staff.

For more information, visit: 

Laborers Needed for Construction Clean Up!!!!

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking qualified laborers to join its Construction Clean-up Crew for construction projects throughout Baltimore City. Prior construction experience is helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Baltimore City
  • Must be available to work 6:30am to 3:00pm with overtime as needed (including Saturdays)
  • Must have the strength and endurance to lift heavy debris (50 pounds)
  • Must have the desire and drive to work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening (upon application and randomly)
  • Criminal Backgrounds considered on an individual basis
  • Two forms of valid ID (Social Security Card and State photo ID/Birth Certificate/or Green Card)
  • 1 Year's experience as a laborer is needed.

Please complete our on-line application in order to be contacted for an interview.

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